Fire fighters vented the property in Bickington yesterday (Sun).

A FRIDGE-FREEZER caused damage to the kitchen floor of a house when it caught fire yesterday afternoon (Sun).

Two fire crews from Barnstaple attended the scene in Bickington at 3.15pm after the owners reported the appliance was smoking.

The occupants evacuated the building until the crews arrived and fire fighters ventilated the property.

The fridge-freezer was damaged by the fire and caused minor damage to the floor.